Fort Polk man sentenced for sexual abuse of a minor

Satonius Gaines, 19, of Fort Polk, was sentenced to 18 months in prison with five years of supervised release for sexual abuse of a minor.

‘Habitual offender’ sentenced to 24-years in prison for LSU bomb threat

A convicted felon will spend the next 24-years in prison for calling in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of LSU’s campus.

Gonzales Police officer placed on paid administrative leave after arrest for domestic battery

A four-year veteran of the Gonzales Police Department was arrested for domestic battery.

Man arrested after pulling gun on family member during argument

A 27-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly pulled a gun during an argument with a family member and accidentally shot the gun.

Teen arrested for forcibly raping 14-year-old male

Detectives with the Baker Police Department have arrested a 17-year-old Baker man for the rape of a 14-year-old male.

Woman arrested after showing up drunk for traffic court with her two children

A woman has temporarily lost custody of her two children and will spend the next 150 days in jail because she showed up for traffic court with a .271 blood alcohol level.

35-year-old woman claims to be a minor to avoid warrants in multiple parishes

A 35-year-old woman was arrested after claiming she was a minor to avoid being arrested on prior warrants.

Baton Rouge man arrested on multiple drug, gun charges

The Baker Police and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office conducted a joint narcotics investigation which resulted in an arrest of a Baton Rouge man.

People in Pointe Coupee shocked by arrest of sheriff's deputy

Pointe Coupee Sheriff's deputies arrested one of their own, 51 year-old Joseph 'Reed' Bueche. Sheriff Bud Torres tells me there were several allegations that Bueche was allegedly involved in drug activity.

DeQuincy man arrested in connection with 2012 shooting death of girlfriend

A man has been arrested after his alleged involvement in the death of his live-in girlfriend, who initially was though to have commited suicide.